Deadline looming for lifejacket funding
Owners of UK-registered vessels have until the end of the month to apply for a refund against the cost of PLB-equipped lifejackets. Image: Survitec

Deadline looming for lifejacket funding

Lifesaving equipment specialist Survitec is encouraging owners of UK-registered commercial fishing vessels to take part in a scheme to improve safety and eliminate predictable fatalities across the fishing industry. Applications…

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New funding supports PFD purchase across the UK
PFDs and PLBs have been shown to significantly improve the chances of fishermen being found if an accident results in them going overboard. Image: Seafish

New funding supports PFD purchase across the UK

Fishing vessel owners can claim back £200 per item towards the cost of buying PFDs/PLBs for crews as Seafish announces the launch of a new funding scheme which aims to…

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Peterhead leads the way on Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme
Peterhead Port harbourmaster John Forman was presented with the RFPS certificate by Jimmy Buchan, chair of the Scottish Seafood Association and Seafish board member. Image: Seafish

Peterhead leads the way on Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme

Peterhead leads the way in raising standards as it becomes the first port to receive the new Seafish seafood certification under the Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme (RPFS). Following the successful…

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